Kurt Okraku, the President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), has reiterated his determination to elevate Ghanaian football to new heights by aiming to win major international tournaments, including the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) and the FIFA World Cup.
In a press conference held in Kumasi, Okraku expressed his unwavering commitment to achieving success on the global stage, despite recent criticism over the performance of the Black Stars. Despite setbacks, including the team’s failure to progress beyond the group stages at AFCON 2023, Okraku remains resolute in his ambition to bring glory to Ghanaian football.
Okraku’s declaration reflects his broader vision to revolutionize Ghanaian football and establish the country as a dominant force in African and world football. Despite facing challenges, including allegations of corruption and mismanagement, Okraku remains optimistic about the future, citing Ghana’s rich footballing history and ongoing efforts to enhance infrastructure and talent development.
Central to Okraku’s vision is the transformation of the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence into an internationally renowned facility. His determination to position the center as a hub for football development underscores his commitment to nurturing the next generation of Ghanaian football stars and achieving success on the global stage.